Architectural Review Board

September 21st, 2023


Call to Order / Roll Call

Oral Communications

Agenda Changes, Additions, and Deletions



City Official Reports

1. Transmittal of 1) the ARB Meeting Schedule and Attendance Record, 2) Tentative Future Agenda items and 3) Recently Submitted Projects.



Action Items

2. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI‐JUDICIAL. 180 El Camino Real [23PLN‐00009]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Major Architectural Review of a new storefront façade including new glazing and signage within Space #820B, Bldg. V (#v820B) for “Arhaus” at the Stanford Shopping Center. Environmental Assessment: Exempt from CEQA per Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). Zoning District: CC (Community Commercial).



3. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI‐JUDICIAL. 3600 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD [23PLN‐00160]: Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Major Architectural Review to allow the deconstruction of the existing Palo Alto Fire Station #4 and construction of a new 8,000 sf fire station. The application also includes a Variance request from the City’s 50% shading canopy coverage in the parking lot. Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the Provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act in Accordance with CEQA Guidelines Section 15302 (Replacement) and 15303 (New Construction). Zoning District: PF (Public Facility).



Approval of Minutes

Board Member Questions, Comments or Announcements


Ad Hoc Committee